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Log Home Maintenance

No matter what materials it’s made from, every house requires maintenance — log homes simply require a slightly different approach. Consider Log Home Living your all-inclusive guide to everything you need to know about log home maintenance.

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Log Home Cleaning Tips
Dust, dirt and debris can be more than just a nuisance: it can make you sick. Follow these five tips to a clean and healthy log home.
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Easy DIY Log Home Fix-Ups for Fall
The leaves are changing and temperatures are dropping. Fall is the time to get your log home ready for winter.
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A Happy Hearth: Fireplace Maintenance Tips
Expert advice on how to maintain the safety of your log home's fireplace or wood-burning stove.
Flying Colors: How Stains Protect and Enhance Your New Log Home
Asking yourself how to protect your glorious chosen wood is one of the hardest decisions to make when building a log home. This free article will help you in making the right decision for your keeping exposed wood in tact.
Thru Bolt Basics for Log Homes
Log home manufacturers may use the term “thru bolt." For the log home manufacturers that do use them, you may wonder what it is & what it does.
Protection for a Lifetime
Protect your log home forever from its outdoor enemies - moisture, sunlight and insects.
Fall Maintenance
Check for signs of damage to your wood home's exterior before the cold weather begins to set in.
Beat Log Home Natural Enemies | 8 Common Problems and Solutions
Sun, wind, water and creatures will all make their attempts to borrow some beauty from your log home, but you have the ability to deter them.
Deter Your Log Home's Natural Enemies
Sun, wind, water and creatures will all make their attempts to borrow some beauty from your log home, but you have the ability to deter them.
Guide to Wood Care Companies for Log Homes
Find wood care products for your log home with one of these companies.
Staining Options for Your Log Home, part
Learn more about the various options available to you when it comes to wood staining.
Interior Maintenance | Tips for Maintaining Your Log Home
Eight interior maintenance tips for your log home.
Log Home Chinking Myths: Unsealed
Three pros fill in the gaps about this traditional log home sealant.